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Puah

(pyo͞o`ə), in the Bible. 1 Midwife ordered by Pharaoh to kill Jewish boys at birth. 2 Father of the judge Tola. 3 See PhuvahPhuvah
, in the Bible, son of Issachar; the ancestor of the Punites.
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Biomax Technologies was founded in 2009 by Sim Eng Tong, a 61-year-old businessman; Dr Puah Chum Mok, a biochemist specialising in enzymes; and Fion Chua, an entrepreneur.
Blancco develops the market's most advanced data erasure software, holding certifications and approvals around the world, and we are proud of our role in Southeast Asia's first mobile trade-in program with data erasure services," said Alan Puah, Managing Director for Blancco Southeast Asia.
So the fate of Moses rests not in his natural father's protection, but rather in the hands of two brave midwives, Shiphrah and Puah, who disobey Pharaoh, as well as the risk-taking mother of Moses (later called Jochebed in the genealogies) who manages to hide a crying baby for months; not to mention a girl, Miriam, who watches over her little brother among the reeds.
The Hebrew midwives, Shiphrah and Puah, are an exception and they are specifically named by virtue of their human decency in the face of unspeakable cruelty.
Working with Dr Puah Chum Mok and a team of scientists, we developed the BM1 enzyme, which works in conjunction with a digester at 80[degrees]C to break down organic waste into fertilizer.
Ghanadian R, Puah CM, Williams G, Shah PJ, McWhinney N.
15) The king of Egypt said to the Hebrew midwives, whose names were Shiph rah and Puah, (16) "When you help the Hebrew women in childbirth and observe them on the delivery stool, if it is a boy, kill him; but if it is a girl, let her live.
A young Palestinian girl (the common pre-state designation for all Jews of the yishuv) called Puah Ben Tovim was his teacher.
Two of myTorah favorites are Shifrah and Puah, catchers of Hebrew babies in Egypt (Exodus 1).
Think David, maybe, who confronted the giant Goliath; think Moses, perhaps, who faced the Red Sea with an Egyptian army at his back; think Judith and her handmaiden, certainly, who routed Holofernes and saved the city; think Shifra and Puah, without doubt, who refused the order to murder Jewish newborns and so saved the nation.
Indeed, Hyman continued to work in both American and European Jewish history; one of her most cherished and personally fulfilling projects was publishing the memoirs of Puah Rakovsky (My Life as a Radical Jewish Woman: Memoirs of a Zionist Feminist in Poland [2002]), whose life of ardent commitment to both feminism and Zionism mirrored so many of Hyman's own deepest convictions.
CDATA[ Rabbi Gideon Weitzman of the Puah Institute speaks with Arutz Sheva TV about pre-birth tests for genetic problems in the fetus.